Ben Affleck's "Argo," a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards.
Commodores knock off 10th-ranked Texas A&M, build momentum for next week's SEC Tourney in Gwinnett
Yellow Jackets fall to 14-12 overall, 4-10 in the ACC with road loss
Atlanta falls to 0-3 early in spring training schedule
Five-time NASCAR champion wins his first "Great American Race" since 2006
Georgia tight end Ty Flournoy-Smith is free on bond after being arrested on a misdemeanor charge accusing him of lying about the theft of his textbooks.
Pope Benedict XVI bestowed his final Sunday blessing of his pontificate on a cheering crowd in St. Peter's Square, explaining that his waning years and energy made him better suited to the life of private prayer he soon will spend in a secluded monastery than as leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
A 38-year-old inmate who was convicted of killing two college students after confessing to his FBI agent father was executed in Georgia on Thursday, apologizing to the families of both victims before being injected at a state prison.
Police say they have a suspect in custody in the stabbing deaths of two people in in a home in the Stone Mountain area, just east of Atlanta.
A food processing company plans to invest $11 million to expand its snack-making plant in Waycross.
Authorities were investigating after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway after landing in eastern Georgia, killing five people and injuring two.
School officials in an Atlanta suburb are working with police install "panic buttons" in the buildings.
Wildlife officers in North Carolina and Georgia say they have conducted an undercover operation that cracked down on poachers who were killing bears and other animals.
The Georgia House of Representatives has approved a proposal that calls for the state to license and regulate businesses that call themselves pain management clinics.
Investigators have announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Gainesville teenager's killer.
Police say they're searching for the driver of an SUV who they say drove off after striking and killing a woman as she walked to catch a bus in Atlanta.
Delta Air Lines apologized to passengers arriving in Savannah after a jet veered off a runway and ended up in a grassy area.
A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized in Columbus after a stabbing.
Authorities say six people are recovering from injuries are a MARTA bus and a car collided south of Atlanta.
The execution of a Georgia man who killed a fellow prisoner in 1990 was halted Tuesday at the last minute so courts could consider claims that he's mentally disabled and other issues.
Paul McCartney and Mumford & Sons are among the headliners for the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
The Atlanta Braves will retire Chipper Jones' number and induct him into the team's hall of fame on June 28.
Utility crews are descending beneath downtown Atlanta in an effort to find out what caused an underground explosion that shot manhole covers into the air.
Chipper's departure leaves opportunities for Braves second baseman, as well as McCann
Burger King said Monday that it reached out to Twitter to suspend its account after an apparent hack.
Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 79.
Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
Ashley Holt earned a $100,000 cash prize, a feature in Redbook magazine and an apprenticeship at host Buddy Valastro's famous New Jersey bakery.
A 19-year-old Kennesaw State University student is in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck while walking alongside a road in Athens.
Paul earns MVP honors; Kobe swats LeBron's comeback attempts
Spotlight now brighter than ever on female racer after biggest achievement of her stock-car career
Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday. She was 37.
Willis' action sequel "A Good Day to Die Hard" debuted as the weekend's top draw with a $25 million debut from Friday to Sunday.
Republicans and Democrats alike on Sunday predicted President Barack Obama would fail if he pushed forward with his own effort to overhaul the nation's immigration system and urged the administration to hold off while lawmakers work on a bipartisan measure.
An unidentified man was struck and killed on Interstate 285 in Doraville early Sunday morning, according to police.
A Waffle House in downtown Atlanta has been charging customers 20 percent extra to serve their scattered, smothered and covered meals with a side order of hired security.
A proposal to change the power structure of metro Atlanta's mass transit system raises the complicated politics of race in Georgia.
BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall.
A man charged with slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-to-Atlanta flight is out of a job, his former employer said Sunday.
Recently retired Atlanta star enjoys free time too much to think about a comeback
A spokesman for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgians who use Amazon.com will have to pay taxes on their purchases, though it's not clear when.
A meteor streaked through the sky and exploded Friday over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring more than 750 people.
Newly proposed rules would ban lobbyists from buying airfare for Georgia's state officials under an amended plan released Thursday by a leading Republican.
US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to make it work.
President Barack Obama's ambitious plan to expand preschool programs comes as one of every 13 students already in Head Start classrooms is at risk of being kicked out unless lawmakers sidestep a budget meltdown.
An Atlanta Falcons executive says the team will consider moving to a suburban location if it does not strike a deal to build a new downtown stadium.
Federal prosecutors say a man on trial in Georgia was seeking to become famous as someone who survived a deadly bite from a black mamba -- but they say the story was a hoax.
With no sign of a missing boater on Lake Lanier, rescuers are planning to resume their search of the lake today.
Georgia Department of Transportation officials say thieves have stolen hundreds of metal storm grates from highways throughout metro Atlanta.
A former south Georgia television station owner has been sentenced to 1,000 years in prison on child sexual exploitation charges.